While toner isn’t cheap, it is easy to find. The latest version of PhaserLink makes the even easier to use. It may be just a touch too expensive for some. I got rid of two inkjets because the heads kept clogging from non use. This page was last updated:

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All the advanced controls are hidden in the background, with just the frequently used ones readily accessible. That makes it even less likely that I’ll bother to fix the LJ4.

My primary reason for fixing this Phaser would be for the supposed quality and ability to get that quality on various ordinary papers. The solid ink blocks – or ColourStix, as Tektronix likes to call them – are non-toxic and much cleaner and enviromentally friendly than toner. When it works, print quality is very good IMHO.

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One of the items was a paper towel with a graphic image printed on it never tried this myself. Most folks that buy those don’t realize that they come with starter cartridges that only print a few hundred pages. Most Active Forum Topics this tektronxi Show only see all Show only.


I’m sure Tejtronix sells a LOT of new printers to people who think they’re “beating the system” by purchasing another printer instead of buying new, full cartridges. AMD unveils 7nm Zen 2 microarchitecture for its future family of processors. Unfollow tektronix phaser printer to stop getting updates on your eBay Feed. Love the print quality, although I’m not sure how it would compare to a photo printer for photographs my Pixma has better color.

The solid ink can also be somewhat hard to come by. HarryH3 to shortckt Premium Member Jan They print MUCH faster and have a warranty. The latest version of PhaserLink makes the even easier to use.

In our speed test the Phaser managed a credible first page out time of Features include automatic email notification of printer status, and a customisable Web interface for simplifying administration and troubleshooting via the Internet.

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IMHO, though the output is very good on most media that I’ve seen, though I’m not sure if you can use photo paper this sounds like it’ll be too much of a pain short-term and long-term to both get it running and keep it running. It causes intermittent paper jams that are becoming more frequent. I somewhat understand what you’re going through. This is rektronix similar technology to thermal inkjet, only it starts off, as the name implies, with solid ink blocks.


RWild to shortckt Premium Member Jan 3: Using regular copier paper, the ink will scratch off 580 I wouldn’t say that it does so easily. I plan to use it at home for occassional printing. Even then I won’t put too much money into it, since used working solid ink printers are available here and there on fleabay.

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The latter can tektromix a real pain to clear. Colours were as vibrant as you are ever going to see, which made business graphics, which often feature solid blocks of colour, look stunning. It may be just a touch too expensive for some. Our new search experience requires JavaScript to be enabled. Thanks for the info. Format see all Format.